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Highway Patrol: Driver killed in crash with horse on I-15

June 13, 2019 GMT

LEEDS, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a driver alone in a vehicle was killed when it struck a horse on Interstate 15 in southwestern Utah.

The Highway Patrol says the wreck occurred near Leeds in Washington County early Thursday morning before troopers arrived in response to a report of horses on the highway.

A Highway Patrol spokesman, Sgt. Nichols Street, said the horse didn’t survive.

No information was released about the driver’s identity.

Leeds is 256 miles (411 kilometers) south of Salt Lake City.